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COVID-19 measures temporary but vital, KDE officials tell superintendents

The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.

KDE releases student transportation guidance for 2020-2021 school year

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document on student transportation on June 25 titled “COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools: Pupil Transportation.” The document outlines rules and recommendations for when school buildings reopen for the 2020-2021 year.

Fayette transportation director named STAK director of the year

Marcus Dobbs, director of transportation in the Fayette County schools, has been named the 2019 J.T. Coomer Memorial Director of the Year by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).

Seeing what students bring onto the bus

School bus drivers and monitors in Warren County have been given trauma-informed training to help them better understand their students.

As students go back to school, drivers reminded to use caution

As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.

Nominations open for school transportation awards from STAK

Nominations are open for 13 annual awards presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).

Kentucky School Bus Safety Poster Contest open to students

Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs.

Pushing forward

2018 holds the potential for foundational changes that will lead to a stronger and more effective system of public education in Kentucky. However, we are at a pivotal point in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.

Student art contest to promote safety on the roads

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest for students in grades K-6 as part of its goal of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.